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Java on Ice – Interesting Take on Canadiens Lines, Analyzing Penguins Injuries

Java on Ice – Interesting Take on Canadiens Lines, Analyzing Penguins Injuries
Franklin Steele

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Every day we’re going to do our absolute best to bring you the top NHL reads from around the web.

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Hockey fans make up one of the best communities around, and in a lot of ways, we’re all in it together.

Without further delay… your top posts for January 14, 2015.

Players don’t come much more imposing than Jarred Tinordi. Christopher Curtis at The Montreal Gazette points out that size alone can’t prevent injury while fighting though.

Don Cherry said something anti-European again. Shocking, right?

Chau Vo at takes a look at 16-year-old prospect Dante Fabbro, who is currently playing in the BCHL but could end up playing in the NCAA.

Some outstanding stuff from, in which Alex Danco applies the Peter Principle the lineup choices. Even if you’re not a Montreal Canadiens fan, this is an interesting concept and can’t be missed.

Did Dominik Hasek have the worst number retirement ceremony ever? Mike Harrington at The Buffalo News seems to think so.

From, Cameron Walsh wonders what the Pittsburgh Penguins would have to do to manage their injuries more effectively. Playing times were adjusted this season, but numerous players have still gone to the IR.

Mathieu Perreault scored four goals for the Winnipeg Jets last night. If he had scored a fifth, a fan would have won a million bucks. Jared Clinton has the details for The Hockey News. So close, yet so far.

Jake Allen is making the most of his opportunities with the St. Louis Blues, writes Jeff Ponder for

The Edmonton Oilers were hoping Derek Roy would rekindle some of his old fire, but Jonathan Willis doesn’t believe the veteran is a long-term fit. His post from The Edmonton Journal.

And now for your moment of Zen…

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Java On Ice
Franklin Steele

Franklin Steele has been watching and playing hockey since the age of six. He’s written for a variety of NHL websites around the web, and now is the director of content and growth for A lot of folks say they are living the dream sarcastically. He is not among them. Feel free to email him or Tweet at him with any questions, comments or concerns.

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